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As the school year winds down, many parents anticipate summer break with a mix of excitement and trepidation. While summer offers the promise of sun-soaked days, family adventures, and a break from the rigors of the school routine, it can also bring a unique set...

Screens have become an integral part of our lives. For adolescents, who are in a critical stage of social development, the impact of screen time on social skills is a topic of growing concern.  On one hand, screens provide adolescents with unprecedented opportunities for connectivity. Social...

Executive functioning skills are a set of mental skills that help us control our thoughts to learn, work, and manage daily life. Two critical executive functioning skills that often need strengthening in this age group are organizational skills and task initiation. These skills are essential...

The benefits of gardening may at first seem primarily physical – exercise and nutritious, fresh food – but this outdoor pastime also has incredible mental health benefits. Gardening  can nurture our well-being and cultivate a sense of peace and purpose in our lives. Here are the...

May is designated as Maternal Health Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about the challenges faced by mothers worldwide and advocating for their well-being. This observance is not just a celebration of motherhood but a crucial reminder of the importance of ensuring maternal health...

From smartphones and tablets to computers and TVs, we’re often exposed to screens for the majority of our time each day. While these devices offer convenience, entertainment, and connectivity, they also come with a downside: the potential to harm our mental health.  The Toll of Screen...

With busy schedules and plenty to do, it can sometimes feel like we’re living parallel lives with the people in our own households! If you’re feeling disconnected from the family members living under your own roof, here are some ways to feel closer as a...

Dr. John Gottman, a renowned psychologist and researcher, has delved deep into the intricacies of successful relationships. One of his seminal contributions is the concept of the "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" – four destructive communication patterns that he can use to predict divorce with...